Comparing the 1969 Texas Football Team to Today’s

A by-the-numbers comparison of this year’s Longhorns and the storied team of 50 years ago. Some years are just important. In American history, a few obvious examples...


Cedric Benson: An Appreciation

I told my wife that a Texas great died on his motorcycle this weekend without naming him; I wasn’t sure the name Cedric Benson would mean much to her, a non-football-fanatic....


Alcalde Docs

Spice of Life

Alumna Jam Sanitchat, MA ’03, has been bringing authentic food and joy to Austin for nearly a decade through her restaurant Thai Fresh.


Horns Up at the Vatican

Anthony Smecca, UT class of 2021, along with Johnny Smecca, BS ’87, showed their horns while visiting the Vatican in summer 2019.


Making the UT Ring a Longhorn Tradition

On an exceptionally bright Friday afternoon this past April, nearly 1,500 students and their loved ones stood eagerly before the UT Tower, teeming with excitement...


Meet the Longhorn Serving as Chairman of the UT System’s Board of Regents

  After graduating from high school in Tyler, Texas, Kevin P. Eltife wanted to stay close to home, so he enrolled at Southern Methodist University. But, as...


This Longhorn has Visited Nearly 15,000 Starbucks Around the World

Winter never cared much for coffee. In college, he wasn’t like his other classmates, hopped up on caffeine just to get through the day. When the then-fledgling...



Unearthing the Ancient ‘Texas Serengeti’

Long-buried fossils collected before World War II are leading UT researchers to think the Texas coast once resembled the African Serengeti.


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